Jack Barrow

I write fiction and non-fiction sourced from pop philosophy, science and magick. My blog includes extracts from my upcoming books and previous works, plus occasional book reviews and sporadic outbursts on matters political, comical or just the downright infuriating. I’m preparing to publish a travelogue about a six-week tour of the 39 Historic Counties of England while trying to unravel life’s big questions.

Dan Brown meets Douglas Adams

Radio 4 (Open Book) just said it so it must be true? Apparently one in every 49 books sold is a Dan Brown title. He must be rolling in it. What...

Around the north in eight days

Day 12 to16 - Northumberland, Cumberland, Westmorland, Lancashire and Cheshire Well actually it was a few less than eight days going around the...

Where will Mars lead us?

There’s talk in the media about missions to Mars, there has been ever since the moon landings 40 years ago. How would we fund such a trip, would we...

Isn’t it about time we paid more tax?

We’ve been hearing about millions using food banks in every part of the country, we can’t pay care workers for their travelling time and the NHS is...